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February 2018

Coughlin Scores 19 as Lady Lions Down Salem

Gloucester City High School Senior Kylar Coughlin netted 19 points in a 35 - 23 Group 1 Quarterfinal matchup with Salem, The win moves the Lady Lions into a SJ Group 1 Semi Final against 6 seed Woodbury Game time is 4:00 Friday in the Gloucester Fieldhouse Photo Courtesy of Bruce Darrow Pictured below Gloucester Senior Kylar Coughlin and Meghan Ferry Pictured Below Gloucester Freshman Aylson Velez Read more →


REPORT: ANTI-SEMITIC INCIDENTS IN NJ ROSE 32% IN 2017

A report released Tuesday by the Anti-Defamation League says the number of anti-Semitic incidents in New Jersey increased by 32 percent in 2017, compared with the previous year, MyCentralJersey.com reports. New Jersey had the third highest number of incidents in the country, behind New York and California. Bergen County had the most incidents in New Jersey with 40, up from 28 in 2016. MURPHY CREATES JOBS AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY COUNCIL Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order Tuesday creating an economic advisory panel modeled on... Read more →


Edgewater Park Man Shoots Wife, Then Takes Own Life Inside Residence

EDGEWATER PARK TOWNSHIP, NJ (FEBRUARY 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Edgewater Park Township Police Department Chief Gene J. Di Filippo announced that an Edgewater Park man shot his wife multiple times before taking his life inside of their residence early this morning. Edgewater Park Township police officers responded to the 200 block of Roosevelt Avenue just after 1 a.m. and found Michelle Moses-Martin, 46, outside with gunshot wounds to her chest. Her husband, 57-year-old Gregory Martin, emerged briefly onto the front porch of... Read more →


Judge Sides With Trump in Challenge to Mexico Border Wall

February 27, 2018BIANCA BRUNO FILE – This Oct. 26, 2017 file photo shows prototypes of border walls in San Diego. (AP Photo/Elliott Spagat, File) SAN DIEGO (CN) – A federal judge in San Diego sided with the Trump administration Tuesday, finding the federal government has the authority to waive environmental laws to speed up construction of a border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Acknowledging the “heated political debate” over President Donald Trump’s aim to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, U.S. District Judge Gonzalo... Read more →


SJ Field Hockey Team Raises $800 for Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center in Washington Twp

Glassboro, NJ (February 28, 2018) – For the second year in a row, the Glassboro Intermediate School girls’ field hockey team made a very special donation to the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center in Washington Township, NJ. The team raised $800 in honor of Glassboro High School teacher and cancer survivor Michele Keating, who, in 2015, received treatment at the facility, which was then called Kennedy Cancer Center. In 2016, the girls also donated $600 in honor of Ms. Keating. The girls’ field hockey coach, Gloria... Read more →


Lawsuit: 100,000 Noncitizens Registered To Vote In Pennsylvania

CNBNewsnet files Shadow voters. Via Washington Times: More than 100,000 noncitizens are registered to vote in Pennsylvania alone, according to testimony submitted Monday in a lawsuit demanding the state come clean about the extent of its problems. The Public Interest Legal Foundation, which has identified similar noncitizen voting problems in studies of Virginia and New Jersey, said Pennsylvania officials have admitted noncitizens have been registering and voting in the state “for decades.” But state officials have stonewalled PILF requests for access to the data that... Read more →


Letters to the Editor: Voorhees Police Chief Appreciates Residents for Participating in Forum

I wanted to take a moment to thank all of our stakeholders and community members for participating in our recent School Safety Forum at the Voorhees Middle School. The forum produced productive and meaningful dialogue that we will be reviewing over the coming weeks to identify ideas, concerns, and solutions that were brought up by our community members and stakeholders to enhance and/or complement our robust existing school security programs. The members of the Voorhees Police Department strive to provide superior protection and safety for... Read more →


3 MEN DETAINED ON 97-COUNT INDICTMENT FOR DRUGS, WEAPONS, GANG ACTIVITY

MAYS LANDING (February 27, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)- On Thursday, February 22, 2018, the Superior Court heard the last of the State’s motions to detain three males and one female charged under a 97-count indictment charging distribution of narcotics by members and associates of the South Side Mob criminal street gang, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Umar Salahuddin, 25, of Pleasantville, Isaiah Cooper, 28, of Pleasantville, Tariq Tucker, 26, of Mays Landing and Kiona Dorsey, 22, of Pleasantville, with possession of heroin and cocaine with intent... Read more →


Two Suspects Arrested for Dumping on Delaware's State Wildlife Areas

KENT COUNTY (Feb. 27, 2018)(CNBNewsnet) – DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police concluded multiple investigations into illegal trash dumping on state wildlife areas with the recent arrests of two downstate men in separate incidents. On Feb. 18, Ibis A. Ayala, 33, of Dover, (left photo)was charged with four counts of causing or contributing to the disposal or discharge of solid waste on the Division of Fish & Wildlife-owned Woodland Beach Wildlife Area near Smyrna and one count of driving with a suspended or revoked... Read more →


FBI Seeks Fugitive Wanted in Connection with Hell's Angels Motorcycle Gang Investigation

WHITE PLAINS, NY—The FBI Westchester County Safe Streets Task Force is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man wanted in connection with an investigation into the Hell’s Angels outlaw motorcycle gang operating New Rochelle, New York. Agents and U.S. Marshals are searching for Christopher Slightam, who was released on bail after being arrested and charged in February 2017 on federal RICO and narcotics conspiracy charges. Slightam pleaded guilty and was ordered to surrender to U.S. Marshals in July 2017, but he failed to... Read more →


LOVE YOUR MONEY: South Jersey Democrats Move to Protect Bistate Tax Deal with Pennsylvania

Walt Whitman Bridge across the Delaware River links Gloucester City with Philadelphia. New Jersey's constitution makes Gov. Phil Murphy one of the most powerful state executives in the country, but a group of Democratic lawmakers from South Jersey wants to take away some of that authority, all in the name of preserving their region's hard-fought economic gains. Read more →


Bishop Sullivan Orders Priests to Read Pro-Amnesty Letter to South Jersey Catholics

By The Staff _ Governor Phil Murphy (D-N.J.) restored millions of dollars in Planned Parenthood funding last week, providing a new windfall for the Garden State branch of America's largest abortion provider. Read more →


Slim Randles Home Country: Did You Ever Burn The Toast?

Slim Randles | CNBNewsnet The guys were outside at the sale barn, sipping coffee in Styrofoam cups and waiting for someone to say something. Inside, the pitch of the auctioneer was heralding the glories of an old spavined milk cow, and fevered cattlemen were waving cards with numbers on them. It was quieter outside. Finally, it was Herb who spoke. “You guys ever burn the toast and then scrape it?” Toast, huh? Why not? “Used to do that a lot before the toasters got modern... Read more →


CSE starts Institute for Couples Therapy Education

Morristown, NJ – The College of Saint Elizabeth has started an Institute for Couples Therapy Education (ICTE) which will provide training and educational opportunities to N.J. licensed psychotherapists and doctoral students in the College's Psy.D. in Counseling Psychology program. The Institute represents a partnership between the N.J. Collaborative for Emotionally Focused Therapy (NJCEFT) and the Department of Psychology at the College to advance the mission of working with underserved populations with an emphasis on social justice in the field of mental health. The Institute can... Read more →


Child Sexual Exploitation Ring; Collaborative Law Enforcement Efforts Dismantle Conspiracy

FBI press release In late 2015 through early 2016, vulnerable girls as young as 14 and 16 were being exploited as part of a sex trafficking ring run by a group of conspirators in Ohio and Indiana. But thanks to a joint law enforcement effort conducted by the FBI-led Toledo Child Exploitation Task Force, the ringleader of the conspiracy as well as the other six participants were eventually brought to justice and sentenced to lengthy federal prison terms. The case started in December 2015, when... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing Pennsylvania: CWD MANAGEMENT AREA TO BE ANNOUNCED

The Pennsylvania Game Commission has scheduled a press conference to announce the new Disease Management Area that will be established in response to chronic wasting disease being detected at a Lancaster County deer farm. The press conference is scheduled to be held Wednesday, Feb. 28 at 1 p.m. at the Game Commission’s headquarters, 2001 Elmerton Ave., Harrisburg. The Game Commission plans to livestream the press conference on its YouTube channel, where it also will remain posted to view at later times. Following the press conference,... Read more →


Philadelphia Union Welcome Levi’s® As Club’s Proud Style Partner

Union first in MLS and one of three clubs in the world to engage in unique partnership with Levi’s®, joining French powerhouse Paris St. Germain as well as Germany’s St. Pauli CHESTER, Pa. (Feb. 26, 2018) – Philadelphia Union and Levi’s® today announce a unique partnership that will see the iconic clothing brand become the Proud Style Partner of the Philadelphia Union. Levi’s® will outfit the Union front office on game days, providing staff with a variety of looks that complement the Union brand –... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing: Premier Outdoor Show is Thursday thru Sunday, March 1-4

Welcome to the World Fishing & Outdoor Expo in Suffern, NY, home of the Northeast's Premier Fishing, Hunting and Travel event. The show that just keeps getting better - over 2 million have made their way though the doors of the Rockland Community College to see what's arguably one of the top shows in the country. Whether your passion is freshwater fishing, saltwater fishing or hunting, you'll find it all here within easy reach of most of the tri-state area. Book trips to destinations from... Read more →


6-time Deported Illegal Alien Wanted for 1996 Aggravated Homicide in Mexico Deported Again

EL PASO, Texas — An illegal alien wanted for aggravated homicide in Mexico, and who has been previously deported six times, was deported again Tuesday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO). Gonzalo “El Chano” Juarez-Limon, 48, was turned over to Mexican authorities at the international boundary on top of El Paso’s Stanton International Bridge. He is wanted in Mexico for the 1996 murder of Manuel Monrroy Islas, according to a Mexican arrest warrant. Since 1999, Juarez-Limon has... Read more →


Delaware's Parks & Recreation fee season takes effect in state parks on March 1

DOVER (Feb. 27, 2018)(CNBNewsnet) – DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation reminds visitors to Delaware’s state parks that entrance fees will be in effect starting Thursday, March 1 through Nov. 30, 2018. Revenue generated from park entrance fees is used to manage 16 state parks and more than 26,000 acres of state park lands. Delaware’s state parks are primarily self-funded, with 65 percent of revenue to operate and maintain the parks generated by park users. The revenue is used for trail maintenance, environmental and recreational... Read more →


The Cross and the Light

HATBORO, PA (CNBNewsnet)--Faithful throughout the Archdiocese of Philadelphia are invited to attend the critically acclaimed Lenten production of The Cross and the Light, the larger-than-life, multi-sensory experience centered on the period of time surrounding Christ’s Passion through Pentecost. Thursday, March 8, 2018 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Friday, March 9, 2018 10: a.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, March 10, 2018 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saint John Bosco Parish 215 East County Line Road Hatboro, PA 19040 (Bucks County) The Cross and the Light presents... Read more →


Learn South Jersey History in Winter Edition of ‘SoJourn,’ Magazine

Galloway, N.J. (February 27, 2018)(CNBNewsnet) – What could a Frenchman, a dog, a bottle of brandy and George Washington possibly have in common? The answer can be found in the fourth edition of SoJourn, Stockton University’s journal of South Jersey history, culture and geography. This issue features stories and pictures on the beauty of Elizabeth C. White’s famed Pine Barrens garden at Whitesbog, the ghost town of Calico, and the twist and turns of history and myth-making in South Jersey. SoJourn is a collaborative effort... Read more →


TENSIONS RUN HIGH IN NJ SCHOOLS SINCE FLORIDA SHOOTINGS

Since the massacre at a school in Parkland, Florida, in which 17 people were killed, tensions have been running high in New Jersey schools, The Record reports. Dumont High School was placed on lockdown Monday after police became aware of a threat posted on social media. In Nutley, two juveniles were arrested over the weekend after a threat was reported to Abundant Life Academy. And in Mahwah, parents were notified that an elementary student, fearful of an earlier threat, had brought an airsoft gun to... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic ice hockey holds off St. Augustine in Non-Public playoffs, advances to semis

SEWELL -- If the Gloucester Catholic and St. Augustine boys ice hockey teams played 10 times, they'd probably all be one-goal games with the results split evenly. The series' latest battle Monday afternoon was the fourth meeting between the schools in five weeks. Read more →


Rasheed Coleman of Bridgeton Charged with Forgery and Theft by Deception

CNBNewsnet files BRIDGETON, NJ (CNBNewsnet)--Rasheed Coleman, age 36, of Bridgeton was charged by the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office today (2/26/18) with five counts of forgery and a charge of theft by deception, specifically by falsifying time sheets while in a transitional program for injured workers. Coleman had been injured while employed by Industrial Staffing Services Inc., a New Brunswick NJ based firm, and this resulted in workers compensation through ReEmployAbility, a national provider of return-to-work and transitional employment programs. Coleman volunteered for Transition2Work, in which... Read more →


Pitman (52) at Gloucester (46), NJSIAA South Jersey, Group 1 Tournament, First Round

Boys Basketball Luke Castagna tallied 17 points, seven rebounds and three assists to lead ninth-seeded Pitman to a 52-46 victory over eighth-seeded Gloucester in the first round of the NJSIAA South, Group 1 tournament in Gloucester City. Read more →


Gloucester Catholic girls basketball on a roll heading into tough playoff bracket

Whether it's Lisa Gedaka earning her 600th career coaching victory, junior superstar Azana Baines finishing the season as the South Jersey Times area scoring champ, or the 17-1 record in the last 18 games, it’s hard to the deny Gloucester Catholic is firing on all cylinders heading into the state tournament this week. Read more →


Partnership for a Drug-Free NJ to Host Family Breakfast for Those Impacted by the Opioid Crisis

The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey will host the Third Annual Breakfast for Families and Communities Impacted by Opioid Abuse. The event is co-sponsored by Parent-To-Parent, King’s Crusade, Victory Bay Recovery Center, Burlington County Commission for Healthy Communities and the Community Alliance Network of Camden County. Speakers will include: Special Agent-In-Charge Tim McMahon, Drug Enforcement Administration – New Jersey Division Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina Michael Schwartz, President, Health Solutions Network Angelo Valente, Executive Director, Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey 9:30 – 11:30... Read more →


Suspect Arrested in Gloucester City for Trying to Lure a Minor for Sexual Activities

Heriberto Rivera, Jr. GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 26, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--For the second time in a week, the High-Tech Crimes Unit (HTC) of the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office arrested an adult male for attempting to lure a minor for the purpose of engaging in sexual activities. Heriberto Rivera, Jr., 31, of Oaklyn, believed he was chatting with a 14-year-old girl he met online, however, he had actually been sending sexually explicit messages to an undercover HTC Detective from the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office. When Rivera arrived at... Read more →


DRIVER RUNS OFF ROADWAY, STRIKING TWO VEHICLES AND RESIDENCE IN LOWER TOWNSHIP

LOWER TOWNSHIP, NJ (CNBNewsnet)--On February 23rd, 2018 at approximately 1318 hours the Lower Township Police Department was notified of a motor vehicle crash that had just occurred on Seashore Road just south of Tabernacle Road in the Erma section of Lower Township. A multi-agency response was activated with assistance from Erma Fire Department, AtlantiCare Medics, as well as Lower Township Rescue. Upon arrival to the crash scene Lower Township Police made contact with one vehicle. A red in color Mitsubishi hatchback was observed off of... Read more →


Lastest Report: Megyn Kelly Is Tanking Ratings, Killing Employee Morale

Flagging Nielson ratings have plagued NBC's "Today" show since early last fall, when former Fox News evening anchor Megyn Kelly joined the peacock's team. In the critical 25-to-54-year-old demographic, Kelly's 9 a.m. slot has taken a 30 percent hit since the same time last year, Page Six reported this weekend. The 10 a.m. slot has also… Read more →


Florida: a tightwad's paradise that draws residents from high-tax New Jersey

A recent ad in the Wall Street Journal featured an artist's rendering of a luxury condo complex in Miami. Underneath it read, "Live in the Land of Sun and fun - and no state income tax." The ad went on to note that recent federal tax reform greatly restricted the deductibility of state and local taxes… Read more →


MURPHY NOTIFIES RGGI GOVERNORS OF NJ'S COMMITMENT TO REJOINING CLIMATE-CHANGE COMPACT

TRENTON (February 26, 2018)(CNBNewsnet) - Following up on his pledge to advance New Jersey as a national leader in addressing global warming, Governor Phil Murphy has formally notified governors of states that belong to the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative of his administration's commitment to rejoining the regional climate-change compact. "As a founding member of RGGI, New Jersey is eager to rejoin your state as a partner in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, improving the health of residents, and growing the economy in our region," Governor Murphy... Read more →


Newest Data Shows Childhood Obesity Continues to Increase

Newswise — DURHAM, N.C. -- Despite reports in recent years suggesting childhood obesity could be reaching a plateau in some groups, the big picture on obesity rates for children ages 2 to 19 remains unfavorable. Three decades of rising childhood obesity continued their upward trend in 2016 according to a new analysis from Duke Health researchers. The findings, which appear Feb. 26 in the journal Pediatrics, show 35.1 percent of children in the U.S. were overweight in 2016, a 4.7-percent increase compared to 2014. “About... Read more →


Adam McCarraher of Lower Township Guilty

Cape May Court House, New Jersey – Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland announced that on February 20, 2018, Adam McCarraher, (24) years of age from the Villas section of Lower Township, New Jersey, was found guilty of Conspiracy to Possess a Controlled Dangerous Substance, specifically Sublingual Suboxone, Burprenorphine a Schedule III Controlled Dangerous Substance. A jury of McCarraher’s peers returned a guilty verdict agreeing with the State’s proofs after a one-week trial was complete. McCarraher is scheduled to be sentenced on April 6,... Read more →